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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,892 $18,165
4-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic PZEV HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,095 $26,465
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $26,515 $27,965
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,289 $22,915
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,707 $17,965
Coupe 2-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 28 36 $18,604 $20,015
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 22 31 $20,919 $22,515
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,308 $24,015
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires & Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $16,465 $16,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $17,360 $17,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $17,105 $17,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited PZEV 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,892
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,165
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$278 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Honda Civic takes a step back in the right direction with an impressive feature set, a sophisticated new look, and much-improved refinement. Civic who? Corolla what? The Hyundai Elantra's one of the new standard bearers in the compact class, with 38-mpg fuel economy, better safety, and class-leading standard features.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 53.500
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 33.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 40.000
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 52.700
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 55.900
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.6 95.600
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.800
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 43.600
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 106.300
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.900
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 61.000
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 179.4 178.300
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.500
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 61.500
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 14.800
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.800
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.87 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.89 14.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.780
Steering Type Electric Var Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2740 2661
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 2.200
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electonic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4300 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 148 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.29 4.333
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.949 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.633
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.143 3.308
Clutch Size (in) N/A - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.235 1.257
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.727 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.308 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.870 1.962
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Civic Sdn Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.866
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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